In Press Release


Billy Henry, Founder/Executive Director
Northwest Association for Blind Athletes
311 West Evergreen Blvd, Suite 200
Vancouver, Washington 98660
Local Phone: 1-360-448-7254
Toll Free: 1-800-880-9837

Creating Opportunities Dinner & Auction raises more than $10,000 to support Northwest Association for Blind Athletes


Boise, Idaho—September 25th, 2015—The Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) announced today that the 2015 Creating Opportunities Idaho Dinner & Auction on September 11th raised more than $10,000 to support the organization’s life-changing programs for children, youth, adults and veterans who are blind and visually impaired.

“On behalf of our board, volunteers, and staff, I would like to thank everyone who generously supported this event. Funding will allow us to continue to improve the quality of life for people with visual impairments throughout Idaho.” said Founder/Executive Director, Billy Henry.

The event was supported by the following sponsors: The Gibney Family Foundation; Pro Service ISP Café; The Convenience Group; Allen Gamel, Edward Jones and the J.R. Simplot Foundation.

Northwest Association for Blind Athletes is currently raising funds to expand the organization’s programs across Idaho. If you would like to make a gift, or learn more about how you can volunteer and get involved, please visit www.nwaba.org or call 800-880-9837.

About NWABA:
Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that provides programming to over 1,000 individuals of all ages and ability levels with visual impairments. The mission of NWABA is to provide life-changing opportunities through sports and physical activity to individuals who are blind and visually impaired. The Association was formed by a group of visually impaired students in 2007 to ensure that people who are blind were participating in sports and physical activity.

For information: https://nwaba.org  or
Contact: bhenry@nwaba.org
Phone:  1-360-718-2826